Introduction to Bookbinding 1

$ 70.00

September 25th, 2019 6:30 PM

  • Instructor: Bettina Pauly
  • Workshop Type: Binding
  • Workshop Status: Open
  • Workshop Start: September 25th, 2019 6:30 PM
  • Workshop End: September 25th, 2019 9:30 PM
  • Sessions: 1

Learn basic bookbinding structures and stitches that every beginning book artist should know! Students in this three-hour workshop will learn five staple structures of the bookbinding world: pamphlet stitch, two versions of one-sheet wonders, accordion folding, and a Japanese stab binding. If you’ve been curious about book arts basics, this is a great starter class; in three hours, you’ll gain the know-how to start making books of your own. 

Students also learn about local resources, bookbinding tools, and SFCB’s Bookbinding Core Program, as well as protocol for studio rental. 


Materials to Bring: None.

Workshop Fee (includes $10 materials fee): $70.00

Date & Time: Wednesday, September 25, 2019 :: 6:30-9:30pm

Location: 375 Rhode Island St, San Francisco, CA 94103

Note: Please read over the SFCB Registration Policies before signing up for a class

REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE 3 DAYS PRIOR TO THE START DATE OF THIS WORKSHOP.


About the Instructor | Bettina Pauly

Bettina is living in San Francisco as a book artist and working as a letterpress printer with Kim Vanderheiden at Painted Tongue Studios, Oakland, California. She teaches workshops at the San Francisco Center for the Book, the Academy of Art University and O’Hanlon Center for the Arts. She loves books and boxes both as physical objects and as containers of meaning. She is interested in a variety of folded, sewn and woven structures in which she can incorporate her printing.


Past Student Reviews:

“I had a wonderful time. Bettina was very knowledgeable and it was a wonderful introduction to the Center for the Book. I can't wait to take more workshops.”

“Bettina was wonderful!”

“Learned a lot in a short period of time.”

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375 RHODE ISLAND ST
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103-5133
United States